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Technology

How Smartphones Can Change Your Life

Smartphones are there to make our lives smarter; and when we use it correctly, it can indeed help. Here goes how your smartphone is most expected to impact your life:

  • Work on the go

This is no doubt one of the best changes a smartphone can bring to your life. You can carry all your work in your smartphone and view, create or edit your documents even when you are on the go. So, if you have to spent long hours on daily commuting, a smartphone, with apps to support your work, can actually improve your time management.  However, this might lead to missing the world around you.

  • Get help

When it comes to getting help, there can be hardly anything better than a smartphone. No matter the topic you need help on, a smartphone with the latest apps can be there as your best companion. Be it gardening, cooking, completing the homework of your child, or a critical assignment at office; with the smart apps on your smartphone help is only a swipe away.

  • Stay in touch, always

There was a time when people had to wait for minutes, and often hours, to get a phone line. With smartphones, an extreme change in this situation can be observed. With a Smartphone you can be online and interact with anyone across the world anytime, only you have to ensure that your smartphone is catching a network.

  • Shop even on the go

For the shopaholic, a smartphone can actually change their lives. All the e-commerce sites have launched their apps, and shoppers can now easily shop from their smartphones even while traveling on a bus or sitting in an office.

  • Take photos

This is a feature of smartphones, without which this article cannot be complete. Smartphones have totally changed the way of everyday photography. With the high pixel rear and front cameras on your Smartphone, you can capture any moment simply without any need for prior preparation, as it is in the case of cameras.

Owning a smartphone can change your life and lifestyle in many ways, some of which are welcomed, whereas some might not be that good. It is always up to the user how they would like the latest technology to impact them.

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Health

5 Tips to Stay Healthy At the Age Of 60

Reaching 60 is a great accomplishment in itself and this is the time when you should start enjoying your life in your own style. However, you can actually enjoy your life at 60 and beyond only if you are keeping good health. Spending your old age being physically dependent on others cannot be fun actually. This article takes you through 5 tips that can ensure your best health even at 60 and beyond.

  1. Maintain a healthy weight

It is said that after 60, the waistline becomes inversely proportional to the lifeline. So, maintaining a healthy weight is vital to ensure that your body is not burdened with extra kilos. With age the metabolism slows down and hence losing weight becomes difficult. So, keep a strict check on weight gain in the first place.

  1. Exercise

Exercise regularly at least for 20 minutes. You should talk with your health care provider about the types of exercise you should do in your present health condition. Walking and swimming can be great options to keep your body moving and flexible. Through exercise, you can ensure better blood circulation across the body and also enhance metabolism which can help in controlling weight and ensuring the best health.

  1. Eat healthy

If you are willing to stay fit at 60 and beyond you really have to quit on bad eating habits, but ensure to intake a properly balanced diet that can fill your daily nutritional requirements. Limit the amount of processed and high-calorie foods and opt for more leafy vegetables and fiber-rich items.

  1. Stay mentally active

Health is a mixture of complete physical and mental well-being. To ensure the best mental well-being engage in group activities, light responsibilities of home, play games that require your brain to work, like puzzles and chess. You can also do meditation to ensure the best mental health.

  1. See your healthcare provider regularly

This is something you cannot miss at this age. Being in regular touch with your health care provider and informing him/her in detail about your health conditions and sticking to his/her suggestions religiously is vital to stay healthy at 60.

So, follow the 5 simple tips mentioned above and enjoy great health even at 60 and beyond.

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Travel

Sustainable Tourism: A Perfect Idea to Travel the World

Nowadays, fashionable words like ‘sustainable’ and ‘sustainability’ are added to almost everything. For instance, there is sustainable fashion, sustainable development, sustainable traveling, etc. We all know what the word sustainable or sustainability means, but if you need a little more elaboration on why the words are used in these contexts, then don’t worry you aren’t the only one.

Luckily, the concept of sustainability is pretty simple. It is all about sustaining the resources or not destroying the resources, no matter what resources are they. Here, we have discussed the idea of sustainable tourism and how it is important in today’s life. So, let’s get started…

Sustainable Traveling:

Sustainable traveling is traveling in such a way that culture, people, and environment of the destination you are visiting aren’t harmed or damaged in any way. Now, you must be thinking that that’s exactly the common definition of traveling, but well it is not. Many travelers don’t travel this way.

The thing is; the number of international travelers has increased by many folds by now. People are exploring destinations around them and unfortunately, in doing so, they are mostly being a part of mass tourism. This means, staying at multinational hotels, going on cruises, and partying big.

The thing is; mass tourism is a big industry which focuses mainly on earning big profits. They do not give priority to conserving the environment, natural resources, traditions, or residents for that matter. The money you pay to these gigantic tourism companies doesn’t benefit the country you are visiting at all.

On the other hand, sustainable traveling promotes learning local cultures, staying at good but local hotels, and traveling via basic public transportations.

Why all the travelers around the globe should consider sustainable traveling?

If sustainable traveling is opted by majority of the travelers, it will preserve the world that we live in today with all its cultures and traditions. More and more people will interact with each other and develop a better understanding, thereby eradicating racism. Besides, think of it this way, the idea of traveling shouldn’t be damaged at all and sustainable traveling is exactly that.

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Home Improvement

How to Plan Out A DIY Re-decorating Project

If you are doing a DIY decorating project to spruce up your home but you are not sure where to start, here are some steps to go by. They include:

  • Commit to a budget and have a timeline
  • Appraise your needs as well as lifestyle
  • Decide what goes and what stays
  • Draw a plan for furniture placement
  • Concentrate on big items like furniture first

Budget and Timeline

You need to figure out what your total budget is. Do not skip this step because you will be more likely to spend much more than you need to and then make poor purchasing options that you might later regret. You also need to pick a date so that you will get the project done by date or you could go on forever. And you also need to complete your project one stage at a time.

Evaluate Your Needs

Separate your wants and your needs. Make a list of the furniture as well as accessories you want for your project. List any work such as wallpapering or painting. Then take this list and rate every item 1 through 5 with 1 being a must-do and 5 being non-necessity. Reorder items on the list with necessities being first and more items that are wishful on the bottom. Let family members know about the project and get their input.

Lifestyle

Be honest about what your family’s lifestyle is now to not get ahead of yourself. Here is a good example – if your children use your family room as a playroom includes storage on your list for their toys. You should have some safety needs also. Note any concerns than are special such as pets and shedding fur or furniture that might get clawed on. You do not want to spend money for expensive furniture if the dog is just going to chew on it.

Your project will go better when it is planned out.